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Testimony 

Testimony of President Pete Sepp Regarding South Carolina Wireless Phone Taxes

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and our members in South Carolina and across the country, I would like to express our organization’s strong opposition to Senate Bill 277 as well as request that your committee vote “NO” on this legislative proposal.  As the voice of America’s taxpayers, NTU believes this legislation would be doing South Carolina’s citizens a disservice, by forcing them to shoulder the costs of a needless government subsidy.  S277 would add a new tax on approximately 4.5 million wireless consumers here in the Palmetto State to bolster the profits of small landline telephone companies.  In our view, this proposal is a prime example of misguided tax and telecommunications policy


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Letters 

NTU endorses bill to prevent Internet taxes in Indiana

by Brandon Arnold / /

On behalf of the members of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I would like to extend our enthusiastic support for Senate Bill 80, which would prevent the State of Indiana and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.
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Letters 

NTU Endorses S. 431, the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act

by Brandon Arnold / /

On behalf of the members of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I would like to extend our enthusiastic support for S. 431, the Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act. This critically important bill would permanently ban taxes on Internet access. With the curre
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Blog 

Potential Net Neutrality Regulations Should Not Slow Down Comcast-TWC Merger

by Brandon Arnold / /

President Obama's request that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) implement net neutrality regulations has brought another important public policy matter back to the forefront: the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC). The
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